PITTSBURGH MAYORS

Robert M. Riddle

The Honorable Robert M. Riddle
The Honorable Robert M. Riddle
Term: 1853 – 1854

The son of a judge, Riddle tried his hand as a storekeeper, banker, and finally editor of what became the Commercial Journal. With the help of his brother-in-law Judge Charles L. Schaler , volunteer fire companies, and former Mayor Barker, Riddle defeated Mayor Guthrie and served a single term as notable as business career.

No known likeness of Riddle has survived.

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